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Wide receiver Tiquan Underwood visits Panthers Thursday

Wide receiver Tiquan Underwood visits Panthers Thursday

Receiver Tiquan Underwood had a visit planned with the Panthers on Thursday, according to a league source and Tampa Bay Times report. He would likely fit in with Carolina as…Click to Continue »
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  • Report: Panthers to meet with Texans WR Lestar Jean

    Report: Panthers to meet with Texans WR Lestar Jean

    As job opportunities go, this looks like a good one for Lestar Jean. The 26-year-old wide receiver, who was non-tendered as a restricted free agent by the Texans, will visit the Panthers on Thursday and Friday, Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer re…
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  • Not to choose 89 shows Cotchery has class

    Not to choose 89 shows Cotchery has class

    I can't say how many passes wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery will catch for the Carolina Panthers this season, but I can say he has class and he won't be a distraction to the locker room. Why? He chose not to wear No. 89. Out of respect to Steve Smith, t…
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  • Antoine Cason visiting corner-needy Panthers tonight

    Antoine Cason visiting corner-needy Panthers tonight

    We mentioned yesterday a report that veteran cornerback Antoine Cason was expected to sign with the Panthers. It’ll be easier if he chooses to tonight, since he’ll be there. A league source tells PFT’s Mike Florio that Cason is visiting the Panthers ton…
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  • Steve Smith, child fan appear on Good Morning America

    Steve Smith, child fan appear on Good Morning America

    Steve Smith was touched by video of a Matthews boy named Gavin bursting into tears upon learning Smith was released from the Panthers.Click to Continue »
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  • Good to see former Panthers GM resurface

    Good to see former Panthers GM resurface

    ESPN.com Mar 20
    Former Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney will appear on ESPN's "NFL Insiders" on Thursday and Friday. It will be the first time he has spoken publicly since he was fired on Oct. 22, 2012, after a 1-5 start. Hurney, in my opinion, …
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  • Panthers expected to meet with Kevin Cone

    Panthers expected to meet with Kevin Cone

    There are a lot of ways to describe how little the current members of the Panthers’ receiving corps have done in the NFL, including the fact that they had fewer catches as a group in 2013 than Kevin Cone had while playing primarily a special teams role …
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  • Video - WR Cotchery Signs With Panthers 02:24

    WR Cotchery Signs With Panthers

    Mar 20
    David Newton discusses how the addition of Jerricho Cotchery is the first step in the Carolina Panthers' attempt to stabilize their depleted receiving corps.

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  • Chadiha: Sam does all he can until hitting field

    Mar 20
    Michael Sam's pro day was a positive step, but he can't really prove that he's NFL material until he lines up against other players, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Don Banks: These five non-playoff teams have acquitted themselves the most…

    Mar 20
    Twenty teams disappoint their fan bases and miss the playoffs every season in the NFL, and history says five or six clubs make the postseason in any given year after missing out the year before (there have been at least four new teams in the playoffs fo…